Cuba Culture

Havana historian Eusebio Leal to visit Guatemala

Posted April 04, 2005 by publisher in Cuba Culture.

Prensa Latina

Havana historian Eusebio Leal Spengler will arrive in Guatemala on Thursday, responding an invitation by the Guatemalan Municipality mayor Alvaro Arzu and Culture and Sports Minister Manuel Salazar Tezahuic.

The aim of his visit is to strengthen academic and cultural ties with Guatemalan authorities and exchange experiences on restoration and preservation.

During his stay here, Leal will meet with Culture and Sports Minister Manuel Salazar Tezahuic, give a lecture to university students and directors as well as visit sites of tourist, architectural, religious, monumental interest in the colonial city of Antigua Guatemala, among others.

Doctor of History and Master of Archaeological Science, Leal has been distinguished for managing restoration works in the historical center off Old Havana, UNESCO-declared World Heritage in 1982.

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